Providing access to safe water and sanitation is a fundamental human right and is essential to any humanitarian response. Water and sanitation programming, alongside hygiene promotion, is key to reducing deaths from water-related diseases in emergency contexts. This highly participatory course, with group exercises and theory based sessions, provides an overview of WASH in emergencies, identifying key issues and training participants on key technical skills.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Describe the role of WASH within the wider emergency response context
List the minimum global and institutional standards for WASH
Identify and evaluate potential emergency water supply sources
Conduct tests to determine the quality of water and be able to describe or demonstrate both bulk and household level water treatment techniques
Identify appropriate short and medium term options for sanitation and excreta disposal in a range of environments, including those with high water tables, or flooded areas
Explain the key considerations to be taken when designing a cholera outbreak response and the principles of disease surveillance and prevention
Explain the importance of hygiene promotion to WASH programming and demonstrate community engagement techniques
Recognise the key design features and specifications for boreholes and evaluate the performance of drilling contractors
How much does the course cost?
Standard Individual - £721.00
Standard Organisation - £1211.00
Refer a Friend:
You and a friend/colleague each receive 25% off your course fee, when booking on the same course*
*applies only to certain courses including WASH in Emergencies
*event ticket is non-refundable in the event of cancellation or non-attendance.
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Receive 10% off the course fee when booking at least 1 month before the start of the course.*
*applies to both individual and organisational tickets
RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. There are 2 Scholarship places available on all UK-run courses, which cover the full course fee cost.
For more information including required criteria and how to apply, please visit our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For organisations looking to book 3 or more participants onto the same course, RedR can offer flexible fee options. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Who should attend?
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Managers and Coordinators, from the field or HQ
Engineers and environmental health professionals looking to move into WASH programmes.
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RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0207 840 6000 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.